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Mexican Coconut Popsicles

User Rating 5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


Paletas, Mexican popsicles, are a deliciously refreshing treat on a hot summer day. They are lightly sweetened and made with fresh ingredients which makes them a much healthier alternative to popsicles that contain artificial colors, flavors and sweeteners.

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  • 15 oz can of coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • Popsicle Mold
  • Popsicle Sticks


Bring the coconut milk to a slow simmer. Add the sugar and stir occasionally until sugar has melted into the milk. Remove from heat and pour into large measuring cup, and add ice and stir until it is melted and the coconut milk is cooled. Add in the milk, heavy cream and vanilla. Pour the coconut mixture into each mold to reach the top. Place the top on and add the sticks. Freeze for one hour or until solid.
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 5 out of 5
Paletas de Coco, Member Soozydoc

I made these today and made the following adjustments: -I used a can of lite cocnut milk -I used 1/4 cup of sugar -I used 1/2 cup sweetend coconut flakes -I used 1/2 cup of half and half -I omitted the vanilla only because I forgot to add it in!! I divided eqally into round plastic containers and they were delish!! I want to add dark chocolate chips or a dark chocolate layer to the top and bottom for a mounds bar type dessert.

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